D.Sc. Marcin Pisarek (Materials Science and Engineering)

Tel. +48 22 343-3291
Email: mpisarek@ichf.edu.pl

Education and training:
  • M.Sc., 2000 - Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology
  • Ph.D., 2004 - Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering , Warsaw University of Technology
  • D.Sc., 2014 (habilitation) – Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology

  • 2004 - advanced training course for Microlab 350 (AES/XPS spectrometer) operators, Thermo Electron Corporation - VG Scientific, East Grinstead, England 
  • 2005 - advanced training course for Microlab 350 (AES/XPS spectrometer) operators, Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS
  • 2005-2006 – “Start Program” for Young Scientists - Scholarship Foundation for Polish Science 
  • 2009/2010 – five-long academic practice at the National Chemical Engineering Institute in Paris, Applied Surface Science Laboratory, supervisor – Prof. Philippe Marcus
  • 2012 - coordinator of the Physical Chemistry of Materials Center: Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS and Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology
  • 2017 – head of Laboratory of Surface Analysis, Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS

Research areas:
  • surface science
  • physical-chemistry of materials surface
  • surface analytical methods (AES, XPS, SEM, EPMA, SERS)
  • functional materials based on nanoporous oxide layers (TiO2, Al2O3, ZrO2): fabrication and characterization
  • properties and applications of  new functional materials/nanomaterials
Selected publications:
  1. M.Pisarek, M.Holdynski, M.Krawczyka, R.Nowakowski, A.Roguska, A.Malolepszy, L.Stobinski, A.Jablonski, Surface characterization of graphene based materials, Applied Surface Science, 388 (2016) 696–703
  2. M.Pisarek, Nanocz±stki a katakiza heterogeniczna, w „¦wiat Nanocz±stek, praca zbiorowa pod redakcj± Anny ¦widerskiej-¦rody, Witolda Łojkowskiego, Małgorzaty Lewandowskiej, Krzysztofa J. Kurzydłowskiego, Wydawnictwo PWN, str. 86-105
  3. M.Pisarek, R.Nowakowski, A.Kudelski, M.Holdynski, A.Roguska, M.Janik-Czachor, E.Kurowska-Tabor, G.D.Sulka, Surface modification of nanoporous alumina layers by deposition of Ag nanoparticles. Effect of alumina pore diameter on the morphology of silver deposit and its influence on SERS activity, Applied Surface Science, 357 (2015) 1736–1742
  4. M.Pisarek, A.Roguska, A.Kudelski, M.Holdynski, M.Janik-Czachor, Self-Organized TiO2, Al2O3 and ZrO2 Nanotubular Layers: Properties and Applications, in Comprehensive Guide for Nanocoatings Technology, Volume 3: Properties and Development, Ed. Mahmood Aliofkhazraei, Nova Science Publisher, New York 2015, Chapter 17, pp: 435-462
  5. M.Pisarek, M.Hołdyński, A.Roguska, A.Kudelski, M.Janik-Czachor, TiO2 and Al2O3 nanoporous oxide layers decorated with silver nanoparticles—active substrates for SERS measurements, Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, 18 (11) (2014) 3099-3109
  6. M.Pisarek, A.Roguska, A.Kudelski, M.Holdynski, M.Janik-Czachor, K.Hnida, G.D. Sulka, Ag/ZrO2-NT/Zr hybrid material: A new platform for SERS measurements, Vibrational Spectroscopy, 71 (2014) 85–90
  7. M.Pisarek, A.Roguska, A.Kudelski, M.Andrzejczuk, M.Janik-Czachor, K.J.Kurzydłowski, The role of Ag particles deposited on TiO2 or Al2O3 self-organized nanoporous layers in their behavior as SERS-active and biomedical substrates, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 139 (2013) 55-65
  8. M.Pisarek, A.Roguska, L.Marcon, M.Andrzejczuk, Biomimetic and electrodeposited calcium-phosphates coatings on Ti – formation, surface characterization, biological response in “Biomedical Engineering, Technical Applications in Medicine” Eds. R.Hudak, M.Penhaker, J.Majernik, INTECH, 2012, chapter 1, pp. 1-44
  9. M.Pisarek, A.Roguska, M.Andrzejczuk, L.Marcon, S.Szunerits, M.Lewandowska, M.Janik-Czachor, Effect of two-step functionalization of Ti by chemical processes on protein adsorption, Applied Surface Science, 257 (2011) 8196-8204
  10. M.Pisarek, M.Janik-Czachor, T.Płociński, M.Łukaszewski, Characterization of catalysts obtained from rapidly quenched alloy precursors by electrochemical/chemical processes of material degradation—selected examples, Journal of Materials Science, 44 (2009) 5701-5712
  11. M.Janik-Czachor, M.Pisarek, Electrochemical, Microscopic and Surface Analytical Studies of Amorphous and Nanocrystalline Alloys, in Progress in Corrosion Science and Enegineering I, Su-Il Pyun, Jong-Won Lee (Eds.), Modern Aspects of Electrochemistry, Vol. 46 (2009) 175-230, ch.3
  12. M.Pisarek, M.Łukaszewski, P.Winiarek, P.Kędzierzawski, M.Janik-Czachor, Catalytic activity of Cr or Co modified Ni-based rapidly quenched alloys in the hydrogenation of isophorone, Applied Catalysis A, 358 (2009) 240-248
  13. M.Pisarek, M.Łukaszewski, P.Winiarek, P.Kędzierzawski, M.Janik-Czachor, Influence of Cr addition to Raney Ni catalyst on hydrogenation of isophorone, Catalysis Communications, 10 (2008) 213-216
  14. M.Pisarek, P.Kędzierzawski, T.Płociński, M.Janik-Czachor, K.J.Kurzydłowski, Characterization of the Effects of Hydrostatic Extrusion on Grain Size, Surface Composition and the Corrosion Resistance of Austenitic Stainless Steels, Materials Characterization, 59 (9) (2008) 1292-1300
  15. M.Pisarek, Characterization of metallic oxide thin-layer materials by Auger Electron Spectroscopy (AES) combined with Ar+ ion etching, Annales de Chimie Science des Materiaux, 32 (4) (2007) 383-394 
  16. M.Pisarek, P.Kędzierzawski, M.Janik-Czachor, K.J.Kurzydłowski: The effect of hydrostatic extrusion on resistance of 316 austenitic stainless steel to pit nucleation, Electrochemistry Communications, 9 (2007) 2463-2466
  17. M.Pisarek, M.Lewandowska, A.Roguska, K.J.Kurzydłowski, M.Janik-Czachor, SEM, Scanning Auger and XPS characterization of chemically pretreated Ti surfaces intendent for biomedical applications, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 104 (2007) 93-97 
  18. M.Pisarek, M.Janik-Czachor: Microstructural and Auger microanalytical characterization of Cu-Hf and Cu-Ti catalysts, Microscopy and Microanalysis, 12 (2006) 228
  19. M.Pisarek, M.Janik-Czachor, A.Molnar, K.Hughes, Catalytic activity of Cu-based amorphous alloy ribbons modified by cathodic hydrogen charging, Applied Catalysis A, 283 (2005) p.177-184
Total papers: 96 (H- index: 15).

Papers presented at conferences and seminars: 78.

Head of the research projects supported by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (2) and the National Science Center

Organization of the scientific conference:
EMRS Fall Meeting 2015, Symposium D - 12th International Symposium on Electrochemical/Chemical Reactivity of New Materials – „Surface Science – key to understand advanced materials”, Warsaw, Poland;  Guest Editor of the special issue of Applied Surface Science, Volume 388 Part B, 2016 (conference proceedings)